Monthly Archives: May 2018

ICS ASKS EU NOT TO PUBLISH SHIPS’ FUEL EFFICIENCY DATA

21st may 2018 Now that the International Maritime Organization has endorsed a global CO2 reduction strategy, the International Chamber of Shipping is calling on the European Union not to publish data on individual ships’ fuel efficiency. The EU’s new Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) rules require the European Commission to collect …

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SECOND GMDSS SERVICE APPROVED

21st may 2018 The Iridium network has been approved to provide Global Maritime Distress Safety System (GMDSS) services, signaling an end to a decades-long satellite communications monopoly by Inmarsat. The IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) has agreed to recognize that the Iridium network meets all the criteria of the IMO …

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